The Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce (TRCC) was officially registered on November 6, 2005. It is the direct successor of the Thai-Russian Trade Association (TRTA), which gained wide acceptance and popularity throughout its 7 years of activity (established in 1999).

Today, the TRCC boasts a membership of more than 70 members. These include well-known Thai companies such as CP Group, TPI Polene PLC, Saha Pattana PLC, Siam Steel International PLC, King Power Group, Kasikornbank, Eximbank, and others, as well as several Russian companies and Russian-Thai joint ventures operating in Thailand. The Chamber represents companies involved in various business activities, including manufacturing, export and import, agriculture, ICT, banking, tourism, hotels, logistics, services, legal services, media, and many others. Both the Russian Ambassador to Thailand and the Thai Ambassador to Russia are Honorary members of the TRCC.

The Chamber conducts its activities in close cooperation with organizations such as the Thai-Russian Business Council, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), the Board of Investment (BOI), the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the Russian Embassy, and the Russian Trade Representation in Bangkok. On the other hand, it has close partnership relations with major Russian business associations such as the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIRF), the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE), the “Delovaya Rossiya” (Business Russia) association, and several regional chambers of commerce, which allows the TRCC to better serve the interests of its members. It is a member of the Board of Trade of Thailand and the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand.

The main objectives of the TRCC are to:
  • Promote trade and investment cooperation in industry, agriculture, finance, science & technology, culture, and tourism between Thailand and Russia;
  • Compile statistics, news, and information, and conduct research in the areas of trade, investment, or any other economic activity worthy of distribution to Members;
  • Consult with and advise Members on trade, industrial, investment, financial, and scientific & technical activities, and assist Members in the promotion of such activities and in their business operations in general;
  • Set up showrooms in Thailand and in Russia to exhibit goods and technologies of Members;
  • Provide other forms of assistance to private companies or individuals of both countries that have (or would like to have) business contacts in Russia or Thailand.

Members enjoy the following benefits:
  • Checking the reliability of companies in Russia and Thailand and the authenticity of commercial documents;
  • Access to our database of Russian companies and other information regarding market conditions and government regulations in trade, investment, and other areas of economic activity;
  • Participation in seminars, meetings, and networking events with delegations of Russian businessmen and officials visiting Thailand;
  • Participation in business trips to Russia and CIS countries;
  • Dissemination of commercial offers and inquiries from and to its Members;
  • Assistance in arranging negotiations (including translation) and preparation of documents;
  • Information on exhibitions and assistance in participation;
  • Assistance in arranging showrooms for products;
  • Use of TRTA infrastructure.

Like other Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, the TRCC’s main activities include the compilation and dissemination of useful business information to its members through direct mailing, its website, and publications (newsletters, directories, etc.), organizing seminars and meetings with Russian business delegations visiting Bangkok, networking events, and arranging business trips to Russia for its members.

We would be delighted to see your distinguished company as a new member of the Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce.

Best regards,

Vitaly Kiselev